Jim Aughney

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Sinéad El Sibai

Like many other college graduates in the early 1980s, Sinéad El Sibai headed for the UK. “Ireland was in the depth of recession at the time and there(...)

 Runners at the start line in the 2018 Dublin Marathon. Photograph: Oisin Keniry/Inpho

Ten and a half months before the starting gun is fired all 20,000 entries for the 2019 KBC Dublin Marathon have already sold out. The 40th running of(...)

Lizzie Lee crosses the line after finishing third in the Dublin Marathon. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw/The Irish Times

Not quite a home victory, but two hometown heroes nonetheless - first Mick Clohisey and then Lizzie Lee making their Irish presence felt at the very e(...)

A general view of runners in the Phoenix Park during the 2018 SSE Airtricity Dublin Marathon. Photograph: Sam Barnes/Sportsfile

The 39th Dublin City Marathon got under way in the city Sunday morning with the first runners crossing the starting line at 8.55am and the last of tho(...)

Sonia O’Sullivan wins the 2000 Dublin City Marathon. Photograph: Lorraine O’Sullivan/Inpho.

Nothing compares to these last few days before the marathon. It doesn’t matter how many you’ve run or what time you’re aiming for, because there will (...)

Paul Howard at Luggala, Co Wicklow, where Tara Browne is buried. Tara Browne is the subject of Howard’s new book ‘I Read The News Today, Oh Boy’. Photograph: Eric Luke

Paul Howard dared me to work his new book into a column. I Read the News Today, Oh Boy has nothing whatsoever to do with athletics or sport, although (...)

Start of the SSE Airtricity Dublin Marathon in 2015. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill / The Irish Times

This year’s Dublin Marathon has sold out for the first time with 19,500 people due to take part this year. Numbers for the SSE Airtricity Marathon, w(...)

Sergiu Ciobanu: “I have placed reliance on the published selection policy and have used that selection policy as the basis of my preparations for the Olympic Games. It’s disgusting to see that rules were not respected.”

Athletics Ireland has strongly rejected any suggestion of bias or previous nationality in their naming of the three Irish men’s marathon representativ(...)

The Dublin Marathon will move to the Sunday of the October Bank Holiday weekend from 2016. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

The Dublin Marathon will move to the Sunday of the October Bank Holiday from 2016 in a bid to broaden the race’s appeal to overseas runners. A record (...)

Sean Hehir, winner of last year’s men’s race, was the first Irishman to win the marathon in 20 years. File Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

More than 14,600 people will run through the streets of Dublin this bank holiday Monday for the 35th Dublin marathon. About 4,000 runners from 47 coun(...)

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